Korean Style Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs with a kick
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Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 3 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: Dairy Free, High Protein, Main Course, Video
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 362kcal


For the meatballs:

  • 1 Small Bread Roll
  • 450 grams Ground Lean Turkey  
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 240 ml Chicken Stock
  • Salt and Pepper

For the sauce:

  • 5 tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • 4 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 3 tbsp Tomatoe Ketchup
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder


For the meatballs: 

  • Place the ground turkey into a large bowl.  
  • Place the bread roll in a small bowl, and cover with cold water. Leave it to soak for about half an hour. Once soft, drain the water, and add to the meat. 
  • Next add in the egg, paprika, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce, season with salt and pepper and mix well.  
  • With slightly damp hands, make small meatballs about the size of a walnut. Dust each meatball with the flour. 
  • Heat the olive oil in a large deep sided frying pan and cook the meatballs until browned all over. Add in the hot chicken stock, bring to boil, cover and cook, over a medium heat, for 20 minutes

For the sauce: 

  • Make the sauce by mixing the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Add into the pan with the meatballs and bring to a boil. Simmer gently for about 2-3 minutes, stirring from time to time. 


Serving suggestion:  
Serve with cooked rice, roasted sesame seeds, chives and optionally chopped chilli. 


Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1666mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg